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HARNESS SERVICE LIFE

The life of a harness depends on the frequency and the environment in which it is used. 

Maximum Shelf Life and Service Life:  10 years


Service Life may be shortened by Wear and Tear.

Inspect harness before and after each use.  We recommend a complete inspection every 3 months.
   Check for:
      Webbing: Cuts, tears, abrasion and damage caused by use, heat, chemicals or anything else that may affect the integrity of the web.
      Stitching: Cut, torn, worn or loose threads.
      Metal Components:  Proper function of the buckles.

Anchorage of the fall arresting system should be above the position of the user, minimum Anchor Strength:  5,000 lbf.

The position of the Anchor point is crucial for fall arrest;  the height of the fall; rope elongation or pendulum movement of user should be considered in order to avoid all obstacles. (e.g. ground, structures, etc.)

Knowledge of basic rescue techniques is required to use this product.

 

WARNING!
Technical Rescue and Safety is potentially hazardous. Any person using equipment sold by RESCUE TECHNOLOGY in any manner is personally responsible for learning proper techniques involved, and assumes all risks and accepts full and complete responsibility for any and all damages, including death, which may result from the use of any equipment sold by RESCUE TECHNOLOGY. The tensile strengths listed are for a new products. Tensile strength may decrease depending upon use or storage conditions.

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